Can politics shake the economy out of its torpor?

The effects of low economic growth, low inflation and low interest rates were reflected in political developments in 2016.

China and emerging markets

There are signs of progress.


Recent electoral events in Europe and the US have revealed a new wave of populism.

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The Monetary Expedition Continues

A tactical investment outlook.


After being given up for dead, inflation is beginning to stir.

Property prospects

Property values have been delivering solid returns but are they heading to full valuation leaving them vulnerable to falls?

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